Tufts Shuttle GPS Tracking Now Available

Dawn Irish
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 9:45am

As a result of joint project between Public Safety, Tufts Technology Services (TTS), and students on the Medford campus, real time GPS tracking is now fully available on the following Tufts shuttles:

  • Davis Square
  • Boston Avenue
  • SMFA/NEC
  • OSHER
  • Stop and Shop

To provide the highest level of safety and convenience, students, faculty, and staff may track the Tufts shuttle via laptop, desktop, or mobile device.

Mobile device users:
Use the Tufts Mobile Website http://m.tufts.edu/transit/ or download "PartyBus," an iPhone app created by Tufts students. PartyBus will be available through the Apple App Store on Monday, April 21: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/partybus/id617264953?mt=8

Laptop users:
Visit Public Safety's Website at: http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/adminsvc/shuttle-services-2/

With the implementation of GPS tracking, Tufts joins an impressive list of universities and other businesses that have chosen DoubleMap as their GPS unit provider. DoubleMap's innovative approach to the transportation tracking business coupled with their user-friendly, web based maps will help ensure our students, faculty, and staff have accurate and timely information about the Tufts shuttle so they may better plan travel between Tufts locations.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Public Safety Administrative Services at 617-627-3983.